Millions of readers can’t be wrong, so if you’re wondering what should be on your media diet, here’s a compilation of the most shared longform features that were published this week, from the web’s leading publishing outlets.
1. Meet The Man Who Flies Around The World For Free
     Published by Rolling Stone on 2015-07-20 at 20:09:20

Last year, a young man walked into the Seattle airport and took the next flight to anywhere — and he hasn’t come down since. #

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2. A Dream Undone
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-29 at 23:30:01

The plot to erode the key legislative gains of the civil rights era.

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3. Jennifer Pan’s Revenge
     Published by www.torontolife.com on 2015-07-29 at 05:31:31

The inside story of a golden child, the killers she hired, and the parents she wanted dead. #

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4. Logan Paul Has Conquered the Internet, But He Can’t Figure Out How to Conquer the World
     Published by www.techinsider.io on 2015-08-01 at 01:31:39

He’s got millions of followers on Vine. He’s got sponsors paying him tens of thousands to promote their products. He’s got a vanity license plate that says “AYYYYYYY.” It’s not enough.

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5. The Web We Have to Save
     Published by Medium on 2015-07-30 at 19:30:20

What the internet looks like to someone who spent the past six years in an Iranian prison.

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6. The World’s Most Charismatic Mathematician
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-25 at 18:38:22

John Horton Conway is a cross between Archimedes, Mick Jagger and Salvador Dalí. For many years, he worried that his obsession with playing silly games was ruining his career — until he realized that it could lead to extraordinary discoveries. #

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7. How Champion-Pony Clones Have Transformed The Game Of Polo
     Published by Vanity Fair on 2015-07-23 at 05:37:14

Perhaps the greatest polo player ever, Adolfo Cambiaso is planning to compete on a pony that died nearly a decade ago — a clone of his beloved stallion Aiken Cura. With more than 25 replicas of champion horses now in existence, Haley Cohen explores how ...

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8. You May Know Me from Such Roles as Terrorist #4
     Published by GQ on 2015-07-29 at 19:30:18

Being a Muslim-American actor often means being really good at yelling “Allahu Akbar!” before someone kills you.

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9. Warren Buffett’s Family Secretly Funded a Birth Control Revolution
     Published by www.bloomberg.com on 2015-07-31 at 19:30:21

The anonymous donations that helped fund new IUDs.

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10. John Hughes’ Original National Lampoon Vacation Story That Started The Movie Franchise
     Published by www.hollywoodreporter.com on 2015-07-31 at 23:30:19

In 1979, National Lampoon magazine published the future director’s fictitious tale of a family trip gone horribly awry. The Hollywood Reporter reprints the tale that launched an iconic movie series. #

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